PS752 flight crash: Ukraine, Canada agree to enhance coordination

Source : 112 Ukraine

The two countries aim to bring the guilty ones to justice
15:11, 9 June 2021

PS752 crash
Volodymyr Zelensky Facebook

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau had a phone conversation and agreed to enhance coordination in the case of the PS752 flight downing in Iran as the President’s Office reported.

“Particular attention was paid to strengthening the coordination of efforts between Ukraine and Canada in the case of the downing of the PS752 flight by Iran and bringing the perpetrators to justice,” the message said.

Earlier, Iran promised to provide Ukraine with access to materials of investigation. It took place during the last round of talks on circumstances of the downing of the UIA plane near Tehran.

Related: Relatives of those killed in plane crash in Iran may have difficulties in obtaining compensation

In May, the Supreme Court of Ontario (Canada) recognized the crash of flight PS 752 of Ukraine International Airlines in Iran as a terrorist act. Given all the probabilities, the Iranian attack was deliberate, according to the court ruling.

On January 8, the Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines (PS 752 flight) with 176 passengers aboard crashed in Tehran, not far from Imam Khomeini airport.

11 citizens of Ukraine died in the crash, which left no survivors.

On the morning of Saturday, January 11, the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces announced that a missile launched by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards military center hit the Ukrainian Boeing 737 plane.

Related: Iranian security services prosecuted, mistreated families of PS752 victims, - HRW

The results of the decryption of information from the aircraft's flight recorders carried out in France confirmed that the disaster was the result of a missile attack.

On February 20, the Iranian Military Prosecutor's Office announced the completion of the investigation into the downing of Ukraine International Airlines plane.

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